Richard Eiler assists healthcare clients in operational, compliance and transactional matters. He works with a range of the firm’s healthcare clients, including urgent care centers, behavioral health centers, medical staffing companies and others. Richard also assists clients with regulatory issues involving alternative payment models, including federal bundled payment and service delivery models. In addition, Richard counsels clients with respect to healthcare fraud and abuse issues and compliance issues related to the federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, as well as similar state laws with respect to the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting.
Richard earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He received a B.S. in communication with minors in history and business from the University of Tennessee.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Nashville Health Care Council — Leadership Health Care
Representation of Heritage Group, a healthcare-focused private equity firm and Valtruis, a WCAS company, that invests in and partners with disruptive leaders whose mission is to align and transform healthcare through what is truly value-based care, in their investment in Wellvana Health, a value-based care enablement company for $84 million. The investment was joined by Memorial Hermann Health System, the largest not-for-profit health system in southeast Texas.
Provided regulatory guidance to a Medicare Advantage plan regarding participation requirements for CMS innovative payment models, including Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) accountable care organizations (ACOs), and Direct Contracting and Primary Care First models.
Representation of Complete Health Partners, a Pharos Capital portfolio company and a physician-driven, technology-enabled primary care practice, in its acquisition of Simon-Williamson Clinic, a medical group practice with four locations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Shore Capital Partners portfolio company PartnerCare, a leading provider of interventional pain management and musculoskeletal services, in its acquisition of MidSouth Pain Treatment Center, which operates five clinics and three ambulatory surgery centers in Western Tennessee and Northern Mississippi helping patients deal with chronic pain. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Providence Ventures in a $20 million investment in TailorMed Medical, a leading financial navigation software platform. Providence Ventures led the financing round and was joined by new investors UnityPoint Health Ventures, Almeda Ventures, Bridges Israel and Discount Capital with participation from existing investors Accelmed, Sanara Ventures and Triventures.
Representation of Pharos Capital’s post-acute care provider platform, Charter Health Care Group, in its acquisition of sister companies Physmed Home Health Care and Serene Care Hospice. Physmed Home Health specializes in geriatric care, delivering traditional home health nursing and therapy services, as well as social work and dietician services. Serene Care Hospice provides in-home end-of-life care with services including nursing care, spiritual care and bereavement support. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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